Vietnam secured the last ticket to the knockout round of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in the United Arab Emirates after narrowly qualified over Lebanon on fair-play points.

Federer, Wozniacki blitz competition on Australian Open Day 3

Defending Australian Open title holders Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki looked to stamp their authority on the competition in their second round match-ups on Wednesday, sending a warning to the rest of the field by blitzing their opponents in straight sets.

Volleyball attraction in Ky Son

(HBO)- In recent years, the movement of practicing and exchanging volleyball competition in Ky Son district has been developing rapidly and widely, which has attracted a large number of people of different classes and ages. This sports has become a useful and interesting playground, helping people to improve their health and improve their spiritual life.

National squad have first training session in Al Ain ahead of key clash with Yemen

Vietnam national squad had their first training session after arriving in Al Ain on the afternoon of January 14, in preparation for their final Group D match at the Asian Cup 2019 against Yemen.

Japan, Uzbekistan, Qatar through to Asian Cup knockout phase

Japan qualified for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 knockout phase on Sunday as Genki Haraguchi’s first-half penalty helped the Samurai Blue seal a narrow 1-0 win over Oman.

Hanoi FC to compete in Thailand’s Leo Pre-season Cup

V.League 1 defending champions Hanoi FC will compete in the Thailand’s most prestigious pre-season tournament which takes place from January 12-26.

Volleyball attraction in Xuan Phong commune

(HBO) Late in the afternoon, people in Xuan Phong commune (Cao Phong) temporarily put aside their work and gather at the yards of each commune’s Cultural House to play volleyball.

Vietnam lose 2-3 to Iraq in AFC Asian Cup’s opener

Vietnam lost 2-3 to Iraq in their first match of Group D in the AFC Asian Cup 2019, which took place in Zayed Sport City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, on January 8.

Vietnamese player ranks among Asia’s top 15 footballers

Vietnamese national football team’s player Nguyen Quang Hai has been named one of the top 15 best footballers in Asia in 2018 following a vote by Fox Sports Asia and Titan Sports.

Gia Mo commune develops mass sports

(HBO) Over the past years, playing sports has become a regular activity in Gia Mo commune. This not only helps people improve their health but also enhances the exchange and the association between villages, neighbors, repelling the social evils.

Vietnam forecast to cause surprise at Asian Cup 2019

Despite falling into the group that is considered a "group of death" with the participation of three West Asian teams, Vietnam are still considered to be a surprise factor in the upcoming Asian Cup 2019.

Asian Cup: Vietnam team to face three Western Asian rivals in “group of death”

The national squad will encounter three West Asian teams in the upcoming 2019 Asian Cup in UAE which will kick-off later this week. Despite being in a group against strong rivals Iran and Iraq, as well as debutants Yemen who will need to prove much to make a surprise, a ticket to the knockout phase for coach Park Hang-seo's side is not a mission impossible.

Spurs and Arsenal bounce back with New Year wins

Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal both bounced back from demoralising defeats to enjoy wins on New Years Day, with Spurs cruising to a 3-0 victory at Cardiff and the Gunners beating Fulham 4-1 at the Emirates.

Anderson double gives West Ham 2-1 win at Southampton

A superb brace by Felipe Anderson gave West Ham United a 2-1 comeback win at Southampton in a pulsating Premier League match on Thursday.

List of 24 footballers announced ahead of Qatar training camp

 Head coach Park Hang-seo has announced the names of 24 players of the national men’s football team who will travel to Qatar for the team’s training camp ahead of the AFC Asian Cup 2019, according to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF).

Vietnam draw with DPRK 1-1 in int’l friendly

Forward Tien Linh was on target as Vietnam were held to a 1-1 draw by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in a friendly football match at Hanoi’s My Dinh National Stadium on December 25.

Captain Hai to play under Viettel jersey

Viettel FC have confirmed centre back Que Ngoc Hai will be in their team for next season.

Vietnamese outstanding footballers in 2018 honoured

 Nguyen Quang Hai and Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung won the Vietnam Golden Ball award during a ceremony honouring Vietnam’s Best Players in 2018 was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 22.

Track-and-field events removed from 30th SEA Games

The Philippines will not hold several key track-and-field events at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in 2019, a decision that will likely affect Vietnam’s achievement level in the games as one of the leading athletics teams in the region.

Vietnam remains in FIFA top 100

Vietnam’s national men’s football team has maintained its 100th spot in the latest FIFA rankings released on December 20.

Solskjaer handed caretaker manager role by Manchester United

Manchester United have turned to former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to steady the ship until the end of the season, confirming the Norwegian as caretaker manager in the wake of Jose Mourinho's sacking on Tuesday.

Park summons 27 players for 2019 Asian Cup campaign

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) on December 18 stated that, after thorough considerations, coach Park Hang-seo officially announced the list of 27 players called up to the Vietnam national team in preparation for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup campaign.

Forward Quang Hai among top 10 anticipated youngsters at Asian Cup 2019

Vietnamese forward Nguyen Quang Hai has been named among the 10 most anticipated young stars at the 2019 Asian Cup, which is set to run from January 5 to February 1 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Vietnam deserved to win AFF Cup 2018

After a decade of waiting, the Vietnamese team once again stepped up to take the the AFF Suzuki Cup, as coach Park Hang-seo’s side defeated Malaysian 1-0 in the final second leg at Hanoi’s My Dinh on December 15 evening to win 3-2 on aggregate and be crowned champions in a convincing manner. The impressive journey by the red-shirted men received much praise from the international media.

Vietnam’s 2018 AFF Cup title-clinching scenarios

Vietnam are close to lifting the 2018 AFF Cup trophy after drawing 2-2 against Malaysia in the final first leg on December 11. There are three possible scenarios for the return fixture in Hanoi this weekend, which, if true, will help Park Hang-seo’s side to realise such a burning dream of Vietnamese football after ten years of waiting.